Cornea 2021 Jul 28. Epub 2021 Jul 28.
The Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom; Department of Clinical Science and Translational Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy; Department of Biomedical Sciences, Humanitas University, Pieve Emanuele, Milan, Italy; Department of Neurological and Vision Sciences, Eye Clinic, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy; Department of Eye and Vision Science, Institute of Life Course and Medical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom; and Instituto Universitario Fernandez-Vega, Universidad de Oviedo and Fundacion de Investigacion Oftalmologica, Oviedo, Spain.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe a rare complication of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) rebubbling.
Methods: An 86-year-old woman with bilateral penetrating keratoplasty (PK) performed 20 years previously for Fuchs endothelial dystrophy underwent DMEK surgery for endothelial corneal decompensation in the left eye. Surgery was complicated in the postoperative period by repeated DMEK graft detachments requiring rebubbling. Read More